Supporters of impeached South Korean leader clash with protesters

Dec 17, 2016

Supporters of impeached South Korean leader clash with protesters

Supporters of impeached South Korean President Park Geun-hye clashed with anti-Park protesters Saturday, as large crowds of demonstrators again gathered in Seoul to demand the scandal-ridden leader’s immediate ouster. The historically large weekend protests over an explosive corruption scandal pushed South Korea’s opposition-controlled parliament ...

101-year-old child raper becomes Britain's oldest convict

Dec 17, 2016

101-year-old child raper becomes Britain's oldest convict

A 101-year-old man became the oldest Briton ever to be convicted of a criminal offense when he was found guilty on Friday of a string of sex crimes against young girls. Ralph Clarke, a retired truck driver, was convicted of abusing and raping two ...

Dec 17, 2016

Peru rejects new request to pardon imprisoned Fujimori

The centrist government of President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said Friday that it has rejected a new request to free imprisoned former authoritarian leader Alberto Fujimori filed by a supporter because it did not meet basic requirements. Justice Minister Marisol Perez Tello said the paperwork ...

Dec 12, 2016

Citigroup currency trader settles Tokyo wrongful-dismissal case

A Citigroup Inc. currency trader in Tokyo who sued the U.S. bank after it fired him for allegedly trying to manipulate foreign-exchange rates has settled the case. The wrongful-dismissal lawsuit was withdrawn on Nov. 2 after the court-mediated settlement, according to Tokyo District Court ...

Nov 28, 2016

U.K. faces another Brexit legal fight over single market: report

The British government could face a legal challenge over whether leaving the European Union automatically would trigger a departure from the single market, the BBC reported Monday. The pro-EU think tank British Influence will tell Brexit Secretary David Davis that it will seek a ...